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Can You Pass This Hard US English Grammar Test For Teachers?

Grammar teachers know English grammar better than anyone else. Do you think that you can pass this grammar test designed for teachers? Let's find out!
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Question 1/12

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Which word is the antonym of hygienic?
Disenfected
Dirty
Sanitized

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Which of the following sentences uses a subordinate clause at the beginning?
Male penguins keep warm by huddling together.
In order to stay alive, male penguins keep warm by huddling together.
Huddling together helps male penguins to stay alive and keep warm.

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What kind of noun is the word "team?"
Abstract noun
Collective noun
Abstract and collective

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How would you use hyphens to indicate a female polar bear about to have cubs?
Mother-to-be polar bear
Mother to-be polar bear
Mother to be polar-bear

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Which sentence is written in the active voice?
The fire had destroyed all life.
All life had been destroyed by the fire.
The destruction of life was caused by the fire

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An English gerund always ends in:
-ing
-ed
-tion

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Which of these sentences is grammatically correct?
Do you see who I see?
Do you see whom I see?
Do you sees what I seen?

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"That was a near miss." What part of speech is "near"?
Noun
Adjective
Verb

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"This is nowhere near good enough." What part of speech is "near"?
Non
Adjective
Adverb

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"Come and sit near me." What part of speech is "near"?
A preposition governing the pronoun "me"
A preposition governing the verb "sit"
An adverb qualifying the verb "sit"

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Which of these sentences is grammatically correct?
Are you happy with my idea of teaching grammar?
Are you happy with the idea of my testing your grammar?
Both

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Which of these lists is more traditionally correct and technically perfect?
Firstly...secondly...thirdly
First...secondly...thirdly
Neither

C+, Grammar Goon

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Unfortunately, you couldn’t pass the grammar test that any English teacher could easily pass. Fret not, grammar isn’t always easy, especially if you haven’t put it into practice since your middle school days.

B+, Grammar Great

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Well done! You passed this test that only English teachers can typically pass. From pronouns to prepositions, you’re not easily spooked when it comes to even the trickiest aspects of English grammar. Keep up the good work!

A+, Grammar Greatness

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Go ahead and brag about these results! While most Americans struggle to differentiate an adverb from a noun, you know your grammar better than an English teacher. It’s clear that you’re passionate about all things grammar and teaching!
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1
Which word is the antonym of hygienic?
Disenfected
Dirty
Sanitized
2
Which of the following sentences uses a subordinate clause at the beginning?
Male penguins keep warm by huddling together.
In order to stay alive, male penguins keep warm by huddling together.
Huddling together helps male penguins to stay alive and keep warm.
3
What kind of noun is the word "team?"
Abstract noun
Collective noun
Abstract and collective
4
How would you use hyphens to indicate a female polar bear about to have cubs?
Mother-to-be polar bear
Mother to-be polar bear
Mother to be polar-bear
5
Which sentence is written in the active voice?
The fire had destroyed all life.
All life had been destroyed by the fire.
The destruction of life was caused by the fire
6
An English gerund always ends in:
-ing
-ed
-tion
7
Which of these sentences is grammatically correct?
Do you see who I see?
Do you see whom I see?
Do you sees what I seen?
8
"That was a near miss." What part of speech is "near"?
Noun
Adjective
Verb
9
"This is nowhere near good enough." What part of speech is "near"?
Non
Adjective
Adverb
10
"Come and sit near me." What part of speech is "near"?
A preposition governing the pronoun "me"
A preposition governing the verb "sit"
An adverb qualifying the verb "sit"
11
Which of these sentences is grammatically correct?
Are you happy with my idea of teaching grammar?
Are you happy with the idea of my testing your grammar?
Both
12
Which of these lists is more traditionally correct and technically perfect?
Firstly...secondly...thirdly
First...secondly...thirdly
Neither

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